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Lace Sampler

Object Number: 
1944.136
Date: 
ca. 1800
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 7/8 x 7 7/8 in. ( 22.5 x 20 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on lower right of reverse: "Property of Lawrence Pool and Beekman Pool"
Description: 
Vertical rectangular white lace sampler representing twenty-four embroidery patterns.
Gallery Label: 
The statement of ownership accompanying the object indicates that it was formerly owned by Margaret S. Brown, who inherited it from her aunt, Charlotte French Schenk. Schenk's mother, Katherine Lawrence French, was formerly the owner, who may have been the maker; or, it may have been made by her mother, Mrs. John French.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Eugene H. Pool
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group